Pac-12 Football Defensive Players of the Year

(All winners of the award from its inception in 1983 through 2019)

Year Player Program
2020 Talanoa Hufanga USC
2019 Evan Weaver California
2018 Ben Burr-Kirven Washington
2017 Vita Vea Washington
2016 Adoree Jackson USC
2015 Deforest Buckner Oregon
2014 Scooby Wright Arizona
2013 Will Sutton Arizona State
2012 Will Sutton Arizona State
2011 Mychal Kendricks California
2010 Stephen Paea Oregon State
2009 Brian Price UCLA
2008 Rey Maualuga USC
2007 Sedrick Ellis USC
2006 Daymeion Hughes California
2005 Dale Robinson (tie) Arizona State
2005 Haloti Ngata (tie) Oregon
2004 Shaun Cody (tie) USC
2004 Bill Swancutt (tie) Oregon State
2003 Dave Ball UCLA
2002 Terrell Suggs Arizona State
2001 Robert Thomas UCLA
2000 Adam Archuleta Arizona State
1999 Deltha O’Neal California
1998 Chris Claiborne USC
1997 Pat Tillman Arizona State
1996 Jason Chorak Washington
1995 Tedy Bruschi Arizona
1994 Mark Fields Washington State
1993 Rob Waldrop Arizona
1992 Dave Hoffmann Washington
1991 Steve Emtman Washington
1990 Darryl Lewis (tie) Arizona
1990 Steve Emtman (tie) Washington
1989 Junior Seau USC
1988 Dana Wells Arizona
1987 Chuck Cecil Arizona
1986 Byron Evans Arizona
1985 Mark Walen UCLA
1984 Duane Bickett USC
1983 Ricky Hunley (tie) Arizona
1983 Ron Rivera (tie) California

Breakdown by Program

Program Winners Last Won
Arizona 8 2014
USC 8 2020
Arizona State 5 2013
Washington 6 2018
California 5 2019
UCLA 4 2009
Oregon 2 2015
Oregon State 2 2010
Washington State 1 1994
Colorado 0
Stanford 0
Utah 0

 

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